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Lodging Leaders brings together the best and brightest minds of the hotel industry to share their stories, insights and actionable advice. Each week, lodgingleaders.com founder and entrepreneur Jon Albano interviews inspiring hoteliers and leading hospitality industry professionals that have produced amazing results to help you maximize profits, scale your portfolio, protect your investment, and so much more. Let the collective intelligence of the hotel industry lead you to better results.

Lodging Leaders brings together the best and brightest minds of the hotel industry to share their stories, insights and actionable advice. Each week, lodgingleaders.com founder and entrepreneur Jon Albano interviews inspiring hoteliers and leading hospitality industry professionals that have produced amazing results to help you maximize profits, scale your portfolio, protect your investment, and so much more. Let the collective intelligence of the hotel industry lead you to better results.
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Lodging Leaders brings together the best and brightest minds of the hotel industry to share their stories, insights and actionable advice. Each week, lodgingleaders.com founder and entrepreneur Jon Albano interviews inspiring hoteliers and leading hospitality industry professionals that have produced amazing results to help you maximize profits, scale your portfolio, protect your investment, and so much more. Let the collective intelligence of the hotel industry lead you to better results.

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English

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(404) 594-4484


Episodes

188 | Lawsuits, Legislation & Licensing with Imesh Vaidya

11/14/2018
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Imesh is a second-generation hotelier from New Mexico who has owned and managed hotels for more than 25 years. He currently owns and manages 7 franchised properties and he has two more under construction and scheduled to open in 2019. Imesh has served on the franchise advisory councils of LaQuinta and IHG, and has led […] The post 188 | Lawsuits, Legislation & Licensing with Imesh Vaidya appeared first on Lodging Leaders.

Duration:00:24:30

187 | Creative, Flexible and Durable Design with Belinda and David

11/7/2018
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Belinda O’Kelly brings a decade of experience, a comprehensive skill set and dedicated design focus to O’Kelly + Kasprak. She is a licensed architect in Illinois, as well as a LEED accredited professional with a specialty in building design and construction. David Kasprak has been leading the highest quality restaurant, hotel, and retail design teams […] The post 187 | Creative, Flexible and Durable Design with Belinda and David appeared first on Lodging Leaders.

Duration:00:41:58

186 | Strategic, Data-Driven Interior Design with Liat Siegel

10/31/2018
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Liat Siegel is Owner/Founder of Hadar Interiors Inc., a fearless mother of 5 and a trailblazing entrepreneur. She works with businesses to brand their interiors and set themselves apart from the competition. Liat uses interior design to revitalize a space and modernize it for the digital age. In This Episode, Liat Reveals … The power of […] The post 186 | Strategic, Data-Driven Interior Design with Liat Siegel appeared first on Lodging Leaders.

Duration:00:30:36

185 | Hampton by Hilton Enters Middle East Market with Shruti Gandhi Buckley

10/24/2018
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Shruti Gandhi Buckley is global head of Hampton by Hilton. In her role, Buckley is responsible for the overall brand strategy, which includes driving brand growth and development, diversifying and increasing revenue and sustaining customer loyalty. With a deep understanding of the hospitality business, Buckley fosters innovation and success for Hampton by Hilton, Hilton’s largest […] The post 185 | Hampton by Hilton Enters Middle East Market with Shruti Gandhi Buckley appeared first on...

Duration:00:29:38

184 | The Superpower of Persuasion with Jeff Tippett

10/17/2018
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Known to many as Mr. Persuasion, Jeff Tippett is a subject matter expert on persuasive communications. Speaking to international audiences through keynotes and seminars, Jeff helps attendees increase their effectiveness, gives them powerful tools to help reach their goals, and empowers attendees to positively impact their organizations or businesses. In 2014, Jeff founded Targeted Persuasion, […] The post 184 | The Superpower of Persuasion with Jeff Tippett appeared first on Lodging Leaders.

Duration:00:38:58

183 | The Business Case for Improving Employee Engagement with Julia Felton

10/10/2018
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Julia Felton is the Founder of Business HorsePower, which delivers leadership and team development to CEO’s, entrepreneurs and executives. Julia is a veteran of the hospitality industry having been the creator the HotelBenchmark Survey which provided the lodging industry with monthly statistics on its performance. She took that business from an idea on a piece […] The post 183 | The Business Case for Improving Employee Engagement with Julia Felton appeared first on Lodging Leaders.

Duration:00:40:36

182 | Create a Meaning Statement and Share It ALL the Time with Jeffrey Davidson

10/3/2018
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Jeffrey Davidson is engaging, thought-provoking, and sometimes gets so excited you think he forgot to breathe. Jeffrey has been exploring the boundaries of world-class teams for over 20 years. As a recognized expert in strengthening leaders and building teams, he has worked with 100s of teams, taught thousands, and consulted with multiple Fortune 100 corporations. […] The post 182 | Create a Meaning Statement and Share It ALL the Time with Jeffrey Davidson appeared first on Lodging Leaders.

Duration:00:42:02

181 | Disruptive Force for Positive Change: Forging Future at CH&LA, AAHOA with Bijal Patel

9/26/2018
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Bijal Patel guides San Jose-based Coast Redwood Hospitality, which owns and operates a portfolio of multiple real estate and hotel projects. He is a third-generation hotelier who signed his first franchise agreement while a senior in high school and earned the prestigious Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA) designation at age 20. He enthusiastically gives back to […] The post 181 | Disruptive Force for Positive Change: Forging Future at CH&LA, AAHOA with Bijal Patel appeared first on...

Duration:00:47:57

180 | Engineering Meaningful and Trusting Relationships with Nick Lawniczak

9/19/2018
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Nick Lawniczak has more than 10 years of experience specializing in the luxury hospitality market. Over the years, he’s worked on a wide array of projects ranging from residential remodels, note rebranding, commercial tenant improvements, shopping centers and the development of new high rise luxury condominiums. Nick feels his greatest strength is his ability to […] The post 180 | Engineering Meaningful and Trusting Relationships with Nick Lawniczak appeared first on Lodging Leaders.

Duration:00:34:14

179 | Setting Your Hotel Apart from the Competition with Cynthia Bock

9/12/2018
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Cynthia Bock joined Waterton in 2010 and serves as senior vice president, business development for the hospitality platform. In this role, she is responsible for maintaining and expanding relationships with investors and operating partners related to third party management contracts. Prior to her current role, Cynthia served as senior vice president of sales and marketing, […] The post 179 | Setting Your Hotel Apart from the Competition with Cynthia Bock appeared first on Lodging Leaders.

Duration:00:40:12

178 | Connecting Travel Startup Founders, Investors and Corporations with John Matson

9/5/2018
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John Matson is the Managing Director of Voyager HQ, a club bringing together startup founders, corporate partners, and investors in the travel, tourism, and hospitality industry. Since their start in the summer of 2016, Voyager HQ has grown to a community of over 1,000 members, dozens of partners, and hundreds of investors in over 55 […] The post 178 | Connecting Travel Startup Founders, Investors and Corporations with John Matson appeared first on Lodging Leaders.

Duration:00:35:05

177 | The Hotel PMS: Past, Present and Future with Gary Gibb

8/29/2018
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Gary Gibb is Founder and President of AutoClerk, Inc. – a Northern California based software company that provides powerful hospitality technology solutions for independent properties, management companies, and hotel chains. Gary is a graduate of the University of California San Diego with a degree in Applied Physics & Information Sciences. Prior to founding AutoClerk, he […] The post 177 | The Hotel PMS: Past, Present and Future with Gary Gibb appeared first on Lodging Leaders.

Duration:00:29:39

176 | Make Smarter Pricing and Distribution Decisions with Gino Engels

8/22/2018
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Gino Engels is co-founder and CCO of OTA Insight, where he leads the delivery and continued development of OTA Insight’s dashboard and reporting capabilities to enable hoteliers to support a profitable revenue and distribution strategy. Gino’s customer-focused objective is to deliver affordable revenue tools to hotels and continuously develop new solutions to help those in […] The post 176 | Make Smarter Pricing and Distribution Decisions with Gino Engels appeared first on Lodging Leaders.

Duration:00:29:03

175 | Show Me That You Know Me with Phil Rubin

8/15/2018
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A die-hard Saints fan, Phil knows a thing or two about loyalty. Over the course of his over 25-year career, he’s blended his education, experience and innovation to evolve the way businesses identify, retain and expand the value of their best customers. An impeccable leader with passion to spare, Phil founded the loyalty practice at […] The post 175 | Show Me That You Know Me with Phil Rubin appeared first on Lodging Leaders.

Duration:00:45:00

174 | Use Microlearning to Solve Engagement and Performance Problems with Isaac Tolpin

8/8/2018
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Isaac is one of the founders of ConveYour.com, the #1 Microlearning platform for learner engagement. He’s a tech entrepreneur and futurist at heart, on a mission to enable brands to align their training with human behavior leading to breakthrough learner engagement. His success come from understanding the relationships between human behavior, business, and technology. This […] The post 174 | Use Microlearning to Solve Engagement and Performance Problems with Isaac Tolpin appeared first on...

Duration:00:31:10

173 | Optimize Your Hotel Website to Convert with Chris Dayley

8/1/2018
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Chris is a digital marketing entrepreneur, speaker, and neuromarketer who gets excited about helping businesses learn what their users want on their website, using psychology based testing and analytics. He started his Conversion Optimization agency Dayley Conversion in 2014, which he later merged with Disruptive Advertising, where he currently works as VP of site testing […] The post 173 | Optimize Your Hotel Website to Convert with Chris Dayley appeared first on Lodging Leaders.

Duration:00:36:24

172 | This Unique Moment for Hotel Investors with Morgan Sickles

7/18/2018
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Morgan Sickles is a senior vice president of Aries Conlon Capital’s originations and business development team. He specializes in arranging high-leverage, non-recourse, bridge and permanent loans with cash out for hotel and commercial real estate properties nationwide. Prior to joining Aries Conlon Capital, Morgan founded Atlantis Advisors, a nationwide hotel services provider. About Aries Conlon […] The post 172 | This Unique Moment for Hotel Investors with Morgan Sickles appeared first on...

Duration:00:26:37

171 | The Engine that Drives the Hotel with Stan Turkel

7/11/2018
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Stanley Turkel is a recognized authority in the hotel industry. He operates his consulting practice serving as an expert witness in hotel-related cases and providing franchise consultation and asset management. Prior to forming his hotel consulting firm, Turkel was the Product Line Manager for Hotel/Motel Operations at the International Telephone & Telegraph Co. overseeing the […] The post 171 | The Engine that Drives the Hotel with Stan Turkel appeared first on Lodging Leaders.

Duration:00:39:34

170 | Why Digital Knowledge Management Matters to Hotels with Rev Ciancio

7/4/2018
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David “Rev” Ciancio serves as Director, Industry Insights for Yext, where he works to ensure customer success as they deploy the Yext Knowledge Engine on behalf of their businesses. Over his 20+ year career, he has managed business development, digital marketing, and social media strategies for a wide range of entertainment and hospitality companies. When […] The post 170 | Why Digital Knowledge Management Matters to Hotels with Rev Ciancio appeared first on Lodging Leaders.

Duration:00:35:29

169 | Leading from the Front with Damian ten Bohmer

6/27/2018
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Damian ten Bohmer currently serves as IHG Senior Director of Commercial for the Middle East. He possesses a proven track-record of success in on-property, regional sales, marketing, brand management, digital marketing and channel management. Over the years, Damian has demonstrated the ability to build productive relationships with both internal and external partners, and create teams […] The post 169 | Leading from the Front with Damian ten Bohmer appeared first on Lodging Leaders.

Duration:00:31:09